Flying Sandpiper

Flying Sandpiper

When they do take to wing, sandpipers fly gracefully. Their compact bodies ensure turns are tight. They quickly return to the ground. It seems they prefer the ground. Perhaps that is because their high metabolism requires copious amounts of food to fuel and their food lives on the ground.

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